Category Archive: Sheep

Apr 29

Become More Self Sufficient-Raising Shetland Sheep, Dexter Cattle, Nigerian Dwarf Goats & Bunnies

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Don’t under estimate what you can accomplish on a small plot of land or even in a small confined area. Be creative and use the internet for something other than talking to your friends on social media sites. Ask questions, research possibilities, and more important…get started! My small homestead farm is located on 7 acres …

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Mar 22

Ariel- Miracles Do Happen

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February 6 Ariel came into the world. I happened to be filling the water troughs when I heard that little cry announcing a new arrival. As I approached the barn I saw the lamb and instantly new something wasn’t quite right. The ewe is a Moorit brown and there was this little white snowflake laying …

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Apr 06

New Lambs Born To Good Shetland Mothers

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It’s lambing season for anyone owning Shetland sheep. My first set of twins was born to Two-Step Wednesday morning just after dawn. I was greeted by the wondrous site of new life when I went out to feed. The first lamb was already dry and up while the other was still being cleaned. I sat …

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